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Re: Added a proposed mission statement to the charter

From: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2017 19:24:55 +0000
To: AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>, George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com>
CC: Matt Garrish <matt.garrish@gmail.com>, Charles LaPierre <charlesl@benetech.org>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, "W3C Publishing Steering Committee" <public-publishing-sc@w3.org>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
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I actually want to pose an alternate position.

We are talking here about ADDING things to web – such as portability, archiving, etc.   It already has accessibility and usability!   As such, they don’t belong in this sentence.

So I would strongly recommend returning to the original statement.

Leonard

From: AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>
Date: Friday, March 31, 2017 at 3:02 PM
To: "kerscher@montana.com" <kerscher@montana.com>
Cc: Matt Garrish <matt.garrish@gmail.com>, Charles LaPierre <charlesl@benetech.org>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C Publishing Steering Committee <public-publishing-sc@w3.org>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
Subject: Re: Added a proposed mission statement to the charter
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Resent-Date: Friday, March 31, 2017 at 3:04 PM

+1
Luc

Le 31 mars 2017 à 20:59, George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com<mailto:kerscher@montana.com>> a écrit :
I like’ Matt’s version.

Best
George

From: Matt Garrish [mailto:matt.garrish@gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, March 31, 2017 12:35 PM
To: 'Charles LaPierre' <charlesl@benetech.org<mailto:charlesl@benetech.org>>; 'Ivan Herman' <ivan@w3.org<mailto:ivan@w3.org>>
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Subject: RE: Added a proposed mission statement to the charter

I find "the readers' needs" a bit nebulous as it seems to encompass accessibility already, no? If it stands in for usability+accessibility, maybe call out both instead:

> to make the combination of traditional publishing and the Web complete in terms of accessibility, usability, portability, distribution, archiving, offline access, and reliable cross referencing

(If you don't like the above, a couple of minor nits: it's not an "or" list, and the list would be easier to read without "the" in front of "readers' needs".)

Matt

From: Charles LaPierre [mailto:charlesl@benetech.org]
Sent: March 31, 2017 2:06 PM
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Subject: Re: Added a proposed mission statement to the charter

Can we add “accessibility" to that list,
ie.
     provide the necessary technologies on the Open Web Platform to make the combination of traditional publishing and the Web complete in terms of the readers’ needs, portability, distribution, archiving, offline access, accessibility, or reliable cross referencing.

Thanks
EOM

Charles LaPierre
Technical Lead, DIAGRAM and Born Accessible
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On Mar 30, 2017, at 9:32 PM, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org<mailto:ivan@w3.org>> wrote:

I have added a mission statement to the charter (in a separate pull request); it is, essentially, the last paragraph of the (renewed) goal section. It says:

[[[
            <p class="mission">
                The <strong>mission</strong> of the <a href="https://www.w3.org/dpub/WG/<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2Fdpub%2FWG%2F&data=02%7C01%7C%7C444c38cb6168450e617608d47868ceba%7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636265839072419233&sdata=zpjbmPwlmXS4NE09EL2fIhTXz9zOKwSfB6RgyG0cgfc%3D&reserved=0>">Publishing Working Group</a> is to provide the necessary technologies on the Open Web Platform to make the combination of traditional publishing and the Web complete in terms of the readers’ needs, portability, distribution, archiving, offline access, or reliable cross referencing.
                      All publications—with all their specificities and traditions—should become first-class entities on the Web.
            </p>
]]]

Please comment, or simply give a thumbs up, on

https://github.com/w3c/dpubwg-charter/pull/52<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgithub.com%2Fw3c%2Fdpubwg-charter%2Fpull%2F52&data=02%7C01%7C%7C444c38cb6168450e617608d47868ceba%7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636265839072429241&sdata=FPW2DP7DAc3bqRtpmO3eGGYiX8jbQIp0iS1krPTlIs0%3D&reserved=0>

Thanks

ivan

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